Jasper turned four on Valentine's Day. We'd asked him many times what he wanted for his birthday, and the answer was always the same. Blueberries... Rapsberries... And blackberries... We decided to indulge him. It seemed like the least we could do. Given the...
We live in the hayloft of an old barn with our four kids and rambunctious puppy. Robbi’s dad and Matthew’s mom live on the same street.
In which Robbi and Augie embark on a cruise to help the Chester River do better on its report card next semester.
My Mother Is
In which Augie gets an assignment and profound truths are revealed.
In which Robbi thinks so far back that math starts feeling too complicated. Includes: filthy living spaces, a crying two-year-old and plenty of high-fructose corn syrup.
Another Summer on the Tundra
I know it's almost time to leave for Alaska when Robbi buys a lot of butter. Because just can't buy butter on the tundra. Briefly (because most of you already know), our family spends about five weeks each summer living in a cabin on the shores of Bristol Bay, which...
The Week That Was: 8/11/19
It was a week. A week of thrills. A week of wonder. For example, I had breakfast with a feminist. My favorite feminist. We talked about life and books and whether pickles belong on soft-boiled eggs. (Spoiler alert: They do.) Pickles belong on soft-boiled eggs. What...
Bob Behr’s Bountiful B-Lated Birthday Dinner
Bob Behr’s Bountiful B-Lated Birthday Dinner (prepared by Baba) was a hit!
We Now Have a YouTube Channel
We started doing One Quick Question and were having so much fun with it that we decided to add The Daily Minute, which is basically approximately 60 seconds (the "Minute" part of the The Daily Minute) and is recorded every day (the "Daily" part of The Daily Minute)...
One Quick Question: Episode 2
In this one, we try to hold pens under our noses to distract us from the distressing gravity of the subject matter. Who likes failure? What did you say? I'm trying to hold this pen under my nose! Creative Confessional (The Schemes and Projects That Didn’t Work)